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Cancer Incidence trends to 1993-2013 with projections to 2035

Monitoring trends in cancer incidence is essential if high quality cancer services are to be maintained and resourced. Trends for all cancers (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer- NMSC) along with the most common cancers are analysed in detail. Additionall ...

Risks of Breast, Ovarian, and Contralateral Breast Cancer for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers

Question  What are the breast and ovarian cancer risks for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers and are they related to family history of cancer and mutation position? Findings  From a prospective cohort of 9856 mutation carriers, mainly ascertained through ...

Roll your own cigarettes in Ireland: key patterns and trends.

The findings of new research provide an insight into RYO (Roll your own) smoking consumption patterns in Ireland. It provides the first detailed examination of RYO consumption from the HSEâ?Ts National Tobacco Control Office monthly survey of smoking prev ...

Health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions.

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) carried out a health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions in Ireland to examine the clinical effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions, as ...

Diet, nutririon, physical activity and breast cancer

As part of the Continuous Update Project (CUP) â?" our ongoing programme to analyse global research on how diet, nutrition, physical activity and weight affect cancer risk and survival â?" we have analysed worldwide research to produce our repor ...

Irreversible electroporation for treating pancreatic cancer

Evidence-based recommendations on irreversible electroporation for treating pancreatic cancer. This involves inserting special needles into the tumour in the pancreas. Short electrical pulses of a high voltage current are then passed through the needles. ...

Accelerating Cancer Research- A strategy for collaboration between cancer research funders in the UK (2017-22)

Over the last 40 years cancer survival rates have more than doubled. Today, one in two people diagnosed with cancer will live for more than 10 years.1 Lives are being transformed. This is thanks to improvements in early diagnosis and treatment, coupled wi ...

Tobacco Free Ireland annual report 2015.

A high level action plan for Tobacco Free Ireland was published in March 2015. One of the actions committed the Department of Healthâ?Ts Tobacco and Alcohol Control Unit (DOH TACU) to publish an annual report on the implementation of the actions outlined. ...

HIV in Ireland 2011 report.

. Health Protection Surveillance Centre Communic\able Disease 320 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in 2011 (crude incidence rate of 7.0 per 100,000 population). 5.0% of new diagnoses were among Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) Chronic Conditions Conditions ...

Effectiveness of tax and price policies for tobacco control.

. IARC Working Group on the Effectiveness of Tax and Price Policies for Tobacco Control Tobacco Control IARC Handbook Volume 14 presents an evidence-­based evaluation of the literature published up to May 2010 on the effectiveness of tax and price policies ...

Smoke-free spaces on the island of Ireland.

Reducing second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure has become a central component of tobacco control policies across the island of Ireland. The expansion of smoke-free spaces directly reduces exposure of children and adults and further denormalises tobacco use in ...

Tobacco Free Ireland Annual Report 2015

15.3.2017 Tobacco Free Ireland, the report of the Tobacco Policy Review Group, was endorsed by Government, and published in October 2013. It builds on existing tobacco control policies and legislation already in place in this country, and sets a target fo ...

Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk factsheet

Many people in the United States and Europe use hair dyes. It is estimated that more than one-third of women over age 18 and about 10% of men over age 40 use some type of hair dye. National Cancer Institute Hair colourubg Many people in the United States ...

Adult smoking habits in the UK: 2015

Cigarette smoking among adults including the proportion of people who smoke including demographic breakdowns, changes over time, and e-cigarettes.   Office for National Statistics Tobacco, Smoking Cigarette smoking among adults including the proportion of ...

National Cancer Registry Ireland- Cancer Trends

This is the second trends report NCRI has published on childhood cancers, updating a previous report covering 1994-20111. To facilitate summary of the amount and complexity of material included, presentation and layout has been in general retained from th ...

A Report on the Excess Burden of Cancer among Men in the Republic of Ireland

Clarke N. Sharp L. O'Leary E & Richardson N. Men's health, Cancer Research commissioned and funded by the Irish Cancer Society, and launched in June 2013. The emergence of men’s health at a policy level in the Republic of Ireland in recent y ...

Farmers Have Hearts Project

Evans S.D. Walshe K. Gillen P. Connellan M. Health Service Executive West Cardiovascular disease, Heart failure, Men's health, Coronary disaese In Ireland and Internationally cardiovascular disease is a particular health problem among men. The ‘FARME ...

Men and Cancer- Saving Lives

Wilkins D. Men's Health, Cancer, Mortality, Gender Proceedings of the Expert Roundtable held at the King’s Fund in London on January 29th 2013. There is no “Executive Summary” for this document because the document is itself a summary of the presenta ...

Smoking prevalence by age-group, deprivation quintile, health and social care trust 2014/15- 2015/16

This information has been produced from the health survey Northern Ireland and issued 24th November 2016. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Department of Health com ...

Northern Ireland waiting time statistics: cancer waiting times June 2015- March 2016

Presents information on waiting times for patients accessing cancer services at hospitals in Northern Ireland during each quarter. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, ...

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